Voter Registration & Elections Office

The Voter Registration and Elections Office Will Be Closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22

Office will reopen at City Hall (300 Park Ave.) on Tuesday. April 23

The City Hall renovation project is almost complete, and the schedule is set for reopening the building to the public.

The last day of City Hall offices (including the Voter Registration and Elections Office) open at 400 N. Washington St. will be Thursday, April 18. 

In addition to the Voter Registration and Elections Office, the following offices will be closed to the public on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, and will reopen at regular hours at 300 Park Ave. on Tuesday, April 23:

  • Commissioner of the Revenue (Vehicle Registration, Business Licenses)
  • Treasurer (Tax Payments, Dog Licenses, Vehicle Decal)
  • Voter Registration
  • Planning (Permits, Building Safety, Zoning)
  • Police Records
  • Public Works (Permits, Solid Waste)
  • Sheriff
  • Administration (City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, Communications, Finance, HR, IT)
Welcome to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections. See information below and links to the right regarding upcoming elections, voter registration, absentee voting, and more.

June 11, 2019 Primary Election 

Order of the State Board of Elections to hold a Primary Election on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

List of June 11, 2019 Primary Elections Requested for the General Assembly and for Local Offices

Certification of Candidates for the Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Democratic Party Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline

Deadline to register to vote (or update an existing registration) and vote in the June 2019 Primary Election is Monday, May 20, 2019. 

Register to vote or verify your existing Voter Registration status online.

Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting (or "early voting") begins Friday, April 26, 2019. 

Voting In-Person Absentee

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       
  • One Saturday date: June 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Last day to vote in-person absentee: Saturday, June 8

Voting Absentee by Mail 

Voters may apply for a mail absentee ballot up to a year before the date of the Election. Download the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application

November 5, 2019 General Election 

What's on the Ballot

  • Virginia Senate (4 year term)
  • House of Delegates (2 year term)
  • Commonwealth Attorney (4 years)
  • City Council (3 seats for 4 year terms)
  • School Board (3 seats for 4 year term)

Voter Registration Deadline

Deadline to register to vote (or update an existing registration) and vote in the November 2019 General Election is Monday, October 14, 2019. 

Register to vote or verify your existing Voter Registration status online.

Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting (or "early voting") for the November 2019 General Election begins Friday, September 20, 2019. 

Voting In-Person Absentee

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       
  • Two Saturday Voting opportunities: October 26, 2019 and November 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Last day to vote in-person absentee: Saturday, November 2

Voting Absentee by Mail 

Voters may apply for a mail absentee ballot up to a year before the date of the Election. Download the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application

Electoral Board

  • Chair [Vacant]
  • Bill Wanlund, Vice Chair
  • Renee Bergmann Andrews, Secretary
  • Next meeting: Wednesday, April 10, 1:00 p.m. in the Laurel Room at temporary City Hall (400 N Washington St.) 

General Registrar's Office

  • David B. Bjerke, Director of Elections & General Registrar of Voters
  • Stacey Pilson, Deputy Registrar
  • Ted Trott, Assistant Registrar
  • Gail Wadsworth, Assistant Registrar
  • Joyce Orban, Assistant Registrar
  • Margaret Volpe, Assistant Registrar

Election Officers

  • Training Guide Coming Soon